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M&P45 M2.0 Compact pistol features shorter 4” barrel, 10 round magazine.

M&P45 M2.0 Compact pistol features shorter 4” barrel, 10 round magazine.

Smith & Wesson Corp. announced the expansion of its line of popular M&P semi-automatic polymer pistols to include a M&P M2.0 Compact pistol, chambered in .45 Auto. Featuring a shorter, 4” barrel, a 10+1 round capacity, and the M2.0 feature set, the M&P45 M2.0 Compact is a popular size for law enforcement use and personal protection.

“The M&P45 pistol has been a...

Cold weather garments present obstacles in both drawing and firing, and gloves add another potential hurdle.Cold weather garments present obstacles in both drawing and firing, and gloves add another potential hurdle.

As a native Californian, I sometimes forget the whole world doesn’t walk around in T-shirts, shorts and flip flops year-round. Recent trips to northern Illinois and central Pennsylvania reminded me not everyone has it so easy when it comes to concealed carry. Clearing a baggy T-shirt to draw your handgun is a lot different than having to fish

SafariEssentialsCourteney Boot Two-Tone Tyre Selous $400; Els & Co. Deluxe Binocular Strap $120; African Sporting Creations Hickory Shooting Sticks $200; Arno Bernard Dagga Boy/Ivory Skinner $400

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Remembering the safari of a lifetime should go beyond taking pictures and hunting game. In preparation, G&A believes that you should take gear that will enable a safe and successful adventure while embracing Africa’s romance. May we suggest starting at African Sporting Creations for unique, hand-made products that

FederalSpeedShok

Federal Ammunition announced the company has redesigned its complete line of Speed-Shok waterfowl loads. The new lineup includes more than 10 new loads in several shot sizes. Shipments of this new ammunition have been delivered to dealers.

Speed kills ducks and geese. Now it kills even cleaner with redesigned Federal Speed-Shok. Its Catalyst primer and faster burning powders reduce residue, while its optimized velocities knock birds out of the sky. Now available in sub-gauge loads and...

WhelenHandload

There are probably three reasons why you are thinking of taking up hand­ loading your ammo. Economy, better accuracy, or a certain purpose for which factory ammo is not well suited.

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Take the present popular .243 Win­chester cartridge. Factory ammo now costs $20.50 a hundred rounds. You can reload the fired cases with an 85-grain bullet, 39 grains of 4895 powder and the primer for about $5.30 not including your labor and the initial price of

Every shooter should carry a medical kit that can treat a gunshot wound until medics can arrive. Every shooter should carry a medical kit equipped to treat a gunshot wound until  paramedics can arrive.

One range accessory that should be in every shooter’s range bag is a medical kit. I’m not talking a fully-stocked EMT medical bag, complete with SAM splint’s and the like, I’m speaking specifically about an individual first-aid kit to treat a gunshot wound until paramedics can arrive.

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Accidents happen and a person can bleed out in